North Texas vs Louisiana-Monroe Wrap - Louisiana-Monroe Wins 49-37
North Texas was unable to slow down Luther Ambrose, who produced 140 receiving yards as the Warhawks defeated the Mean Green 49-37 on Saturday.
Louisiana-Monroe was a favorite by 1 point and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.
Kolton Browning completed 18 of 23 pass attempts for 247 yards for the Warhawks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Mean Green defense.
Lance Dunbar rushed for 134 yards for North Texas, while Riley Dodge added 21 yards. Riley Dodge threw for 164 yards for the Mean Green, while receivers Darius Carey and Tyler Stradford had 85 and 45 yards respectively.
North Texas was outgained by Louisiana-Monroe 480-325 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-16 by the Warhawks.
North Texas lost the time of possession battle 35:13/24:47, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Louisiana-Monroe looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisiana-Lafayette. North Texas will aim to get back on the winning track vs Kansas State.